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Suburban Conference Week 4 football rankings: Gold and Red divisions

Rockhurst High School’s Carter Selzer (center) pressured Raymore-Peculiar’s Grant Ardito as Ardito attempted to throw a pass during Friday night’s football game at Raymore-Peculiar.
Rockhurst High School’s Carter Selzer (center) pressured Raymore-Peculiar’s Grant Ardito as Ardito attempted to throw a pass during Friday night’s football game at Raymore-Peculiar. Special to The Star

Here are the Suburban Conference Gold and Red divisions high school football rankings after Week 4, including league record, overall record, last week’s result, this week’s opponent and a comment.

SUBURBAN GOLD CONFERENCE

1. Blue Springs (3-1, 3-0)

Beat Park Hill 42-25; Friday at Shawnee Mission West

The Wildcats fell behind 18 points and then sidestepped an injury to tailback Aveion Bell during the comeback.

2. Lee’s Summit (3-1, 1-1)

Beat Rock Bridge 36-0; Friday at Olathe South

After allowing 58 points in a season-opening loss, the Tigers have given up 40 total across three wins.

3. Raymore-Peculiar (3-1, 2-0)

Lost to Rockhurst 21-0; Friday vs. St. Joseph Central

The Panthers had averaged 120 points over the first three weeks but lost the battle up front against Rockhurst.

4. Lee’s Summit West (2-2, 2-2)

Beat Lee’s Summit North 21-13; Friday vs. Lawrence

The Titans defense held Lee’s Summit North to 60 rushing yards on 29 carries.

5. Blue Springs South (2-2, 1-1)

Beat Staley 31-21; Thursday at Olathe North

Camden Sprouse ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in a win against The Star’s big-class No. 2 team.

6. Park Hill (2-2, 1-2)

Lost to Blue Springs 42-25; Friday vs. Lawrence Free State

Junior Billy Maples threw three touchdowns, and the Trojans built an 18-0 lead. It didn’t last.

7. Lee’s Summit North (0-4, 0-4)

Lost to Lee’s Summit West 21-13; Thursday at Olathe Northwest

Missouri commit Da’Ron Davis caught 11 passes in a losing effort.

SUBURBAN RED CONFERENCE

1. Liberty (4-0, 3-0)

Beat Raytown 40-36; Friday at Olathe East

The Blue Jays erased a 10-point deficit over the final 13 minutes to stay unbeaten.

2. Park Hill South (3-1, 1-0)

Beat St. Joseph Central 50-37; Friday at Raytown

After surpassing last year’s win total, the Panthers moved into the Missouri Class 5 state poll at No. 9.

3. Liberty North (2-2, 2-1)

Beat Truman 21-0; Friday vs. Kearney

That’s the second shutout in three weeks for the Eagles.

4. Raytown (1-3, 1-2)

Lost to Liberty 40-36; Friday vs. Park Hill South

The Bluejays couldn’t hold a 10-point lead. Their last two losses have come by a combined six points.

5. Truman (1-3, 0-2)

Lost to Liberty North 21-0; Friday vs. Van Horn

Junior tailback Alex Kimble topped 100 rushing yard, but the Patriots’ drives stalled in Liberty North territory.

6. St. Joseph Central (1-3, 0-2)

Lost to Park Hill South 50-37; Friday at Raymore-Peculiar

After a slow start offensively, the Indians have scored 75 points in two weeks.

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